All that waiting, all that expectation over the summer, it is over my friends. The Premier League is back. While it is the duty of BT Sport's football anchor Jake Humphrey to inflate his own programme with hyperbole, which he duly fulfilled with his opening statements, it is the prerogative of the punter to validate the product with his or her on/off button.
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Saturday 11 May 2013
Telecoms giant says it can keep boosting profits and dividend in war with BSkyB
Monday 25 March 2013
It is always a good week for British boxing when two real stars either get back in the ring or announce a return to the ring.
Thursday 14 March 2013
A look ahead to tonight’s Europa League clash at St James’ Park
Wednesday 22 June 2011
As they prepare to announce a record television deal, the Rugby Football League discovered today they are to lose almost £1 million in funding from Sport England after failing to achieve targeted growth in participation levels.
Sunday 15 May 2011
Thursday 24 February 2011
The Football Association yesterday confirmed it would veto any deal that would see television rights for some England games sold collectively by Uefa if it meant its broadcast revenue being slashed.
Wednesday 23 February 2011
The Football Association today confirmed they would veto any deal that would see television rights for some England games sold collectively by UEFA if it meant their broadcast revenue being slashed.
Lee Dixon: Giggs and Scholes are the last of their kind – careers will shorten as demands increase
Saturday 29 January 2011
Saturday 04 December 2010
Thursday 23 September 2010
Rangers turned a huge loss into a profit to reduce their debt by £4m in the last financial year but the board have warned of further cuts ahead amid the Scottish game's declining status in Europe.
Thursday 16 September 2010
Saturday 11 September 2010
Wednesday 08 September 2010
The sports broadcaster ESPN is preparing to announce the appointment of Ross Hair, who joins from Sony Pictures Television and will take over as head of its operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Monday 16 August 2010
BT has failed to score in its initial battle to attract Premier League football TV viewers and become a serious rival to BSkyB, despite a huge £30m advertising campaign.
Sunday 15 August 2010
Mark Durden-Smith will swap bug-eating in the Australian jungle for a ratings war on the fields of Exeter and Stockport as the new presenter of ESPN's Aviva Premiership coverage. The US-owned pay sports channel are taking over from Sky as the dominant broadcaster of England's domestic league by showing 43 live matches next season including the play-off final at Twickenham in May.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West
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